Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and a business & technology reporter with the Sunday Business Post. Ryan is also the beer and betting columnist along with hosting our successful Connected podcast. In 2009, he was named Journalist of the Year at the IIA NetVisionary Awards and won the Alumni Choice award at the 2014 Business Journalist Awards.

How to combat screen-related eye strain

How to combat screen-related eye strain

What's the problem? A dryness or irritation in the eyes may be caused by misuse or overuse of a computer screen.

Virtually free wireless calls

Virtually free wireless calls

Wireless voice over internet protocol (VoIP) technology offers an opportunity to cut down on telecoms bills when staff are out of the office and on the road.

Online payments on the rise

Online payments on the rise

Online payment technologies present a means to process orders and accept payments over the internet, but businesses need to make sure they have the right system to meet their needs.

The battle to merge entertainment

The battle to merge entertainment

Fighting for the remote control used to be about choosing what to watch on television.

Sky's the limit for financial software

Sky's the limit for financial software

Smaller companies used to be limited in what they could do with financial software.

Technology allows you to chat to your car

Technology allows you to chat to your car

Ford and Microsoft are teaming up to introduce a system that will allow drivers to talk to their cars and, more importantly, get an answer.

Enbio claims Seedcorn prize

Enbio claims Seedcorn prize

There was double delight for Cork businesses at the grand final of the 2006 All Island Seedcorn business competition.

More to MP3 players than iPods

More to MP3 players than iPods

There are more MP3 players than iPods, but Apple’s seedling is still the leader of the pack.

Consoles battle to be top toy

Consoles battle to be top toy

Deciding which of the two major consoles out this Christmas will suit you or that someone special in your life is an expensive gamble.

Snap completes €4m facility

Snap completes €4m facility

Snap Printing has completed a €4 million investment in a 20,000-square-foot facility in Baldonnel, Dublin.

Business plan challenge for Seedcorn entrants

Business plan challenge for Seedcorn entrants

The entry deadline for the 2006 All-Island Seedcorn Business Competition is fast approaching.

Seedcorn winner experiences huge growth

Seedcorn winner experiences huge growth

Entrepreneurs wondering what they can gain from entering the Seedcorn business competition need look no further than Mail Distiller.

The hidden hazards of modding

The hidden hazards of modding

Modern games consoles such as Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 2 (PS2) offer a variety of entertainment functions.

Putting GAA stars on tee-shirts

Putting GAA stars on tee-shirts

Off The Ball started out as a college project in 2004 and has grown into a business aiming to exploit a gap in the GAA merchandising market.

Internet cafes change to meet customer demands

Internet cafes change to meet customer demands

Consumer power is driving change in internet cafes and the industry is constantly evolving, according to Stephen Dillon, owner of the Global Village Internet cafe in Blanchardstown, Dublin.